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JOHN BOYD

BOYD John Wesley Boyd passed away peacefully November 21, 2012. He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years Evelyn, his sons John Jr. (Linda) and Michael (Joan), grandchildren Sarah, Krissy, Darryl, Abby, and Preston and sister Ruth Wilson. He was preceded in death by his father Henry, mother Susie, brothers Henry, George, Hulbert, Tim and sister Martha Cross. He was born December 16 1926 in Lake Alfred Fl. A graduate of Stetson University and a veteran of the United States Navy, John moved to Jacksonville in 1950. He was employed for 42 years by Gulf Life Insurance Co. John loved traveling with his wife and his many friends, gardening, watching his children and grandchildren perform throughout their school years and cheering on his beloved Florida Gators. He was a member of Arlington United Methodist Church and was part of their Friendship Sunday School class. The family will receive friends for a visitation from 4-6 p.m. Sunday November 25TH at Corey-Kerlin Funeral Home, 940 Cesery Blvd., Jacksonville Fl. A graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday November 26th at Arlington Park Cemetery, 6920 Lone Star Rd., Jacksonville FL. immediately followed by A Celebration of Life Service which will be held at 11 a.m. at Arlington United Methodist Church, 1400 University Blvd. N., Jacksonville Fl. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to Arlington United Methodist music ministry. Please Sign the Guestbook @ Jacksonville.com

Published in the Florida Times-Union on Nov. 23, 2012
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